and Administrative Reforms (Advice-C) Department
10553/Adv.C2/2001/P&ARD. Dated: Thiruvananthapuram,
29th July 2001.
- Employees leaving the country for private purpose-Authority
To give permission-Uniform procedure-Reg.
has come to the notice of Government that a large number
of employees have doubts as to whether Government sanction
is necessary to visit abroad on private business and as
to who is the competent authority to sanction leave in
such cases. In the circumstances Government issue the
II of Appendix III, part I Kerala Service Rules deals
with leaving jurisdiction on official purpose. Rule 93
of Kerala Government Servants Conduct Rules, 1960, stipulates
that permission of superior officer is required for leaving
Headquarters on private purpose. The reason for leave
must be expressed in the leave application itself. Specific
sanction of the leave sanctioning authority should be
obtained to go abroad on private purpose after availing
leave including casual leave. Sanction at Government
level is not necessary (except when Government is the
leave sanctioning authority). The Government Servant
should not accept hospitality of foreign Government and
should not accept employment during the leave period.
Sanction of Government is necessary for leave for taking
up employment abroad and for joining spouse under Appendices
XII and XII C part I Kerala Service Rules.
Secretary to Government
Heads of Departments/Appointing Authorities & Offices.
The Chief Executives of all Government owned Public sector
Undertaking, Companies and Corporations.
Departments (all sections) of the Secretariat including
Law and Finance.
The Accountant General (Accounts and Entitlements), Kerala,
Thiruvananthapuram (With C.L.)
The Principal Accountant General (Audit), Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
The Secretary, Kerala Public Service Commission (With
The Registrar, High Court of Kerala, Ernakulam. (With
The Registrar, University of Kerala/Kochi/Kozhikode/Kannur.
The Registrar, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. (With
The Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.
The Registrar, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,
Kalady, Ernakulam. (With C.L.)
The Secretary, Legislature Secretariat. (With C.L.)
The General Manager, K.S.R.T.C., Thiruvananthapuram. (With
The Secretary, K.S.E.B, Thiruvananthapuram (With C.L.)
The Private Secretaries to the Chief Minister and Other
The Private Secretary to the Leader of Opposition, Cantonment
The Private Secretary to the Speaker, Legislative Assembly,
The Private Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Legislative
Private Secretary to the Governor, Raj Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram
The Advocate General, Ernakulam.
The Joint Secretary to the Chief Secretary.
The Director of Public Relations
The Stock File.